Xiaoping (XP) Chen is currently the director for IBM Watson IoT platform development. She has more than 18 years experience in Computer Software development and Services. She holds Master Degrees in Business Administration and Computer Science from University of Texas. Xiaoping leads a global organization that builds and delivers software services to thousands of customers around the world. Her specialties are Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Business Strategies, Analytics, Enterprise Software. She holds 14 US patents in computer software. She also serves on the IBM Patent Review Board, Austin Asian Dynamic Network Advisory Board and actively mentors people. Xiaoping’s passion is to bring new and disruptive technologies to market.